Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.
Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
Willful waste brings woeful want.
The greatest wastes are unused talents and untried ideas.
I hold this as a rule of life: Too much of anything is bad.
Every day you waste is one you can never make up.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.